But Fiorina's implied claim that her actions have helped HP achieve its current employment are empty. IBM has been cutting its U.S. workforce and there is no reason not to believe that HP isn't doing the same, especially after this week's analyst meeting.
It remains to be seen whether Fiorina will have a frank discussion with the public about the ongoing shift of U.S. jobs to workers overseas. For now, she is painting an ideal view of HP's employment picture to boost her campaign, and not to inform the public about what's true and hard.
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